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Steven Joyce doesn't understand irony #SJDU

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | September 6, 2013

This is the second blog in what is now an occasional series, that we’ve decided to call ‘Steven Joyce doesn’t understand…’. After writing Wednesday’s blog called ‘ Steven Joyce doesn’t understand economics ’ it swiftly became...

Steven Joyce doesn’t understand economics

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | September 4, 2013

Yesterday economic development minster Steven Joyce showed that he doesn’t understand economics . Which must make his job a little difficult. Well, either he doesn’t understand economics, or he’s rather ham-fistedly trying to...

Joyce, Brownlee and Carter – the dark heart of anti-environmental policy

Blog entry by Steve Abel | September 17, 2012

On news of the baffling Cabinet decision last week to snub our “best friend” the USA over Antarctic ocean protection a couple of old maxims came to mind: Cicero’s saying that, “ An enemy at the gates is less formidable than the...

Jobs of the future

Blog entry by Michael Tritt | July 11, 2011

A big crowd braved a cold Dunedin Saturday afternoon to show their support for forty workers at the city's Hillside rail workshops whose jobs are under threat.   Government-owned Kiwirail wants to lay off these highly skilled workers...

Save the Green Collar Job!

Blog entry by Michael Tritt | July 1, 2011

Last week I spoke on behalf of Greenpeace at a packed public meeting in Dunedin, where the community is trying to save forty important jobs from being axed - by Government-owned Kiwirail. These jobs, at the Hillside rail workshop,...

Key and Joyce are dragging New Zealand back to Neanderthal times with asset sales agenda

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | September 5, 2012

John Key has announced a back down on his plans to sell off the first of our state owned assets – Mighty River Power. He claimed that although he did not accept the argument that Maori had property rights over the affected waterways,...

Has the Key Government lost its moral compass?

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | September 24, 2012

I don’t know about you, but I’m starting wonder whether we're watching the death spiral of a Government that’s lost its purpose and sense of duty. It seems with each day that passes, the Government’s calamitous handling of our...

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